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Sliding Into Home:
First for the good news:Andy Pettitte went through his bullpen session without a problem yesterday and proclaimed himself “good to go” for his start Friday in Toronto.
“Everything is where I want it,” said Pettitte, who was scratched over the weekend after suffering back spasms. “They want to see how I feel after [the bullpen]. Hopefully there’s no tightness tomorrow after I worked it as hard as I did today.”
Pettitte said he felt fine during the 35-40 pitch session yesterday, but pitching coach Larry Rothschild noted his last bullpen went well in Cleveland and his back stiffened later.
“It was a good decision, so I don’t second guess it,” Pettitte said of being pushed back. “I hope I go Friday and it’s not that big of an issue.”And now the bad:Derek Jeter still is trying to rehabilitate his injured ankle and is not close to appearing in rehab games, making a return in early May a remote possibility at best.
After taking the weekend off to rest his ankle, Jeter has lightened his workload in Tampa as he tries to manage his recovery.
The New York Yankees have said when Jeter is finally ready to play in games, he will need close to a full spring training before he will be prepared to return to the majors.
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Andy Pettitte is out until Friday. He hurt his back getting off the couch.Listen: I don't know goulash about pitching. I've never played in the majors, and I have no answers when it comes to sparing elbows from the curse of Tommy John. But dammit, I do know couches. And if you don't know what you're doing when you climb onto one of those pillowy death traps, well...
The Yankees and captain Derek Jeter had originally looked at May 1 as a possible return date, but now that seems very unlikely. Yesterday, manager Joe Girardi said in an interview that Jeter “will be back when he’s back,” according to Yanks beat writer Bryan Hoch.
Jeter has been taking batting practice and ground balls everyday, but is not close to returning to game-action...
Yesterday morning in the Bronx, New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman revealed that a small crack had been found in captain Derek Jeter’s surgically repaired ankle.
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Talk about a setback, as the earliest Yankee fans can expect to see Jeter is after the All-Star Break...
The injury-riddled New York Yankees just got more bad news. Starting shortstop Derek Jeter will be out of the lineup until after the All-Star break after suffering a setback during his rehabilitation efforts. Jeter made an unscheduled trip, according to Yahoo! Sports, to see his ankle surgeon in Charlotte, North Carolina, to have a CT scan done. Results showed a small fracture in...
Alex Rodrgiuez is a strange individual. At least, that’s how we see him from the prizm of our TV sets, computer monitors, and other forms of media. He seems socially awkward, aloof, deceptive, and narcistic. From the little we really know about him, it all seems odd. He reportedly had a centaur of himself in his home, he allows odd photographs to be taken, he allegedly had clubhouse...
Yankees captain Derek Jeter will be sidelined until after the All-Star break because of a new fracture in his injured left ankle.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made the announcement before Thursday night's home game against Arizona.
Cashman said the injury to the 38-year-old shortstop ''is obviously a setback.'' Jeter could be out at least three months...
Ouch you know that has to hurt. Both Derek Jeter and the Yankees were counting on a return of the captain more sooner than later. Now both have to live with much later than expected. Jeter will be out with his troublesome ankle until after the all star break.
Jeter, 38, is recovering from a broken ankle suffered in last year’s ALCS. Now doctors have discovered a small crack in...
After getting some bad news about one star player, the New York Yankees are hoping that Andy Pettitte's return can help them bounce back from the end to a win streak.
Their next opponent, though, might also get a key player back from injury as Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista could return from a sore back in Friday night's series opener at Rogers Centre.
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter learned Thursday after making an unscheduled trip to Charlotte to see his ankle surgeon that he has a small crack in the area of his previous injury, reports the New York Daily News.
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Oh, hey. Happy December.
Oswaldo Arcia is already back.
Derek Jeter is still broken.
This might be the real reason Richard Pitino left FIU.
Chicago 7, Toronto 0 – Something about either football or the conversion rate of the loony.
I was literally just asked WHY fans should respect MLB history -- including that of each of its franchise's (past/present). WHAT THE HELL?!
— Melissa Dickson (@WhiteSoxDiaries) April 18, 2013
Thursday afternoon, news broke on Twitter that Derek Jeter would be out injured until at least the All Star Break and the response was fairly predictable. While Yankee fans bemoaned yet...